Art listings

Glasgow Galleries continued


159 Bridgegate. 552 6040.

Ooh-er Mlssus! L'ntil Thu 20 Jun. From Frankie Howard to Eric Morecambe. paintings of iconic figures by artist Jeremy Donald.

Glasgow Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow Life, page 99.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Thu 8; Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun I 1am--5pm. Cafe. Free.

A Kelvingrove Centenary L'ntil Spring. A commemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. The well- 1oved sandstone building houses one of the finest civic art collections in Europe. featuring works by Botticelli. Rembrandt. Whistler and the Glasgow Boys and Girls.

Endangered Wildlife L'ntil Autumn. An exhibition highlighting the endangered wildlife in Scotland. Barras People L'ntil Sun 30 Jun. A photographic study of Glasgow‘s famous ‘Barras‘ market by Scottish photographer Martin Gray. The large- scale images featured in the exhibition are part of a two-year study of the Barras by Gray and television producer Fiona White and a book is also planned to follow later in the year.

The Holocaust Artworks Oi Marianne Grant L'ntil Sun 30 Jun. Enduring occupation. forced labour and concentration camps. Prague-born Marianne Grant continued to paint and sketch what she saw around her. This exhibition of surviving sketches and watercolours show daily life in Theresienstadt ghetto. the dead in Bergen-Belsen and sketches recording the liberation by Field Marshall Montgomery and the British forces.

AULD KIRK MUSEUM The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat l0am—1pm & 2—5pm. Woodhead Art Club L‘ntil Sat 25 May. Paintings by members of this local art club.

BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm.

Treasures From The Store: 19th Century European Paintings L'ntil further notice. a new selection of oils is on display highlighting the range of Sir William Burrell‘s taste Featured works include paintings by Bonvin. Ribot and Millet and a rarely seen oil by Henri Le Sidaner.

Knights 8. Castles L'ntil Sun 5 Jan. This exhibition explores the fascinating world of knights. castles. and medieval life through a variety of objects including tapestries. arms and armour and dress.

Chinese Ceramics Thu 16 May. 2.30pm. Jenny 1nglis leads a guided tour highlighting some of the museum‘s artefacts.

Lions And Illiteracy Tue 21 May.

1 1.30am. A guided tour led by Margaret Anderson.


L'pper (‘olquhoun Street. 01436 673900. Mom-Sun 1.30—5.30pm.

Inspirations L‘ntil Sun 27 ()ct. (‘entenary exhibition showcasing work from some of the great names in British domestic design. all of whom have been inspired by ('harles Rennie Mackintosh. The shows features furniture. glass.

94 THE LIST 9—23 May 2002

metalwork. textiles and include works

by Sir Terence Conran. John Makepeace.

Danny Lane. Alison Kinnaird and many others.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily 10am—5pm.

John Taylor L'ntil Sat 8 Jun. Paintings.

MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. 1 Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm.

Fire! L'ntil Thu 31 Oct. The history of firefighting in the west of Scotland is documented in this exhibition.


High Street. 889 3151. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Free.

Paisley Art Institute 1 14th Annual Exhibition Sat ll May—Sun 9 Jun. The 114th Annual exhibition from this long-established local art organisation.

Paisley Art Institute Wed 15 & Wed 22 May. 12.30pm. Artist's talk by Ed Hunter ( 15 May) and Muriel Barclay (22 May).

Royalty - An Exhibition For The Jubilee Sat 18 May-Mon 30 Sep. In celebration of the Queen‘s Golden Jubilee Year. an exhibition documenting Paisley‘s Royal connections. NEW SHOW.


Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm. Old Ways And New Directions L'ntil Autumn. An exhibition of historic mental health items collected by Glasgow Museums since 1995. Glasgow Green Renewal L'ntil Sun 2 Jun. An exhibition highlighting the current project to renew and upgrade this popular Glasgow landmark.


870 Garscube Road. 946 6600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £5.

The Hill House - Ten Years Of Change Thu 23 May. 6.30pm. £5. Property manager at the Hill House. Anne Ellis marks her retirement in May. with an talk on the changes that have taken place at Hill House over the last ten years.


Hampden Park. Letherby Drive. 616 6100. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun

1 1am—5pm.

Champions League Exhibition L'ntil Sun 12 May. An exhibition celebrating Scotland's ties with the European Cup through photographs by Tim Hall. film and the Champions League trophy itself.

Edinburgh Galleries

APEX INTERNATIONAL HOTEL 31 Grassmarket. 300 3456.

Beyond Conflict L'ntil Fri 10 May. An exhibition of work by Scottish artists reflecting themes of peace and reconciliation in a collaboration between Aid International. the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland and the Demarco European Art Foundation as part of the Games‘ Spirit of Friendship



6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 1 lam—2pm.

The Straithes Group L'ntil Sat 18 May. Paintings by various artists including Laura Knight. Harold Knight. C.H. Mackie. Fred Mayor and Henry Silkstone Hopwood.

New Acquisitions And Scottish Watercolours Mon 20—Fri 31 May. Recent purchases and a selection of Scottish watercolours including works by Waller Hugh Paton. Robert Gemmell Hutchison. Tom Scott. William Wilson and Sir William Russell Flint.


10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat by appointment. Mixed Exhibition L'ntil Fri 31 May. Paintings from stock including works by George Houston. J.D. Fergusson. Maclauchlan Milne and PW. Adam.


2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon. Tue. Fri & Sat 10am—6pm: Wed & Thu 10am—8pm: Sun noon—5pm. £6 (£4.50): family ticket £15.

OThe Art 01' Star Wars L'ntil Sun 8 Sep. The only Scottish showing of this major touring exhibition which goes behinds the scenes to witness the cre- ation of the storytelling. science-fiction. film and entertainment phenomenon that is Star lilo-s. The show features more than 200 original objects drawn from the archives of George Lucas including orig- inal conceptual drawings of R2-D2 and C—3PO. costumes for Luke Skywalker and Darth Vadar and artwork from the new film Star Hill's: Episode 1] Attack Of The Clones which opens in May. See Hitlist.

Using Axispoint Thu 9 May. 12.30—1.30pm & Thu 16 May. 6.30—7.30pm. Jane Warrilow demonstrates the benefits of the Axis database. a resource holding information on more than 3500 contemporary visual artists.

Recent Archaeology Discoveries In Edinburgh Wed 15 May. 12.30pm. Acting keeper of archaeology John Lawson on significant archaeological finds.

Curator’s Choice Evening Wed 22 May. 7.30-9pm. The people behind the museum's collections introduce their personal favourites.


100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631. Daily 10am—5pm. £4.50 (£3.25); accompanied children free.

Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only Clydebuilt sailing ship still afloat in the L'K. documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919.

The Story Of Glenlee This new permanent exhibition provides an insight into what life was what like for sea travellers in 1896 through a combination of graphic panels. audio trails and reconstructed areas.

Story In The Stones (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.

Morse And More (Pumphouse Lower Gallery). A hands-on exhibition. aimed at children. looking at the world of communication.


22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Wed—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 3—5pm. Mick Peter - Decerebrator Sat 1 l May—Sun 9 Jun. For his first solo show. Mick Peters reflects on the absurdities of life in a show which promises to be ‘a strange and purposeless mix of fact and claptrap that teeters uneasily on the edge of burlesque’. NEW SHOW.

Artur Zmijewskl Sat 1 l May—Sun 9 Jun. Polish artist Artur Zmijewski shows his video Singing Lesson which features a choir composed of deaf people singing a section from a Polish Mass. NEW SHOW.

COLOURS GALLERY (Formerly Gallery 41 ). 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5.30pm: Sat 10.30am—5pm.

Mixed Exhibition Sat 1 1 May—Wed 12 Jun. Recent paintings by Rachel Carroll. Beth Robertson. Brian Keany.

J.D. Henderson. Tony Gillespie and Andrew Pearson. NEW SHOW.


3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri


Drawing The Line L'ntil Fri 31 May. Organised by the Union of Danish Cartoonists. an exhibition of work by Danish cartoonists.


at Marie Curie House. 29 Albany Street. 478 7050. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

A2B L'ntil Fri 17 May. Gray‘s School of Art graduates Anna Boggon and Wendy Anderson present an exhibition of new work.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. From The Colourists To The Blackout L'ntil Sun 14 Jul. A comprehensive survey of Scottish art from 1900—1940 featuring over 60 paintings and drawings drawn mainly from the collection of the Royal Scottish Academy. Artists include the Scottish Colourists. James Cowie. William Strang. James Cadenhead. Anne Finlay and sculpture by Mary Phyllis Bone. Percy Portsmouth and Tom Whalen. Eduardo Paolozzl: Bunk! L'ntil Sun 29 Sep. Free. Paolozzi‘s suite of prints based on the images used in his lecture Bunk! at the ICA. London in 1952 which celebrated popular culture. Robert Burns’ Panels For Crawford’s Tearooms Mon 13 May. 12.45pm. A talk by art historian Jane Lindsey.


27 Queensferry Street. 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm: Sun noon—4pm.

Recent Acquisitions A selection of the gallery's recent purchases.


l 1 Gayfield Square. 558 71 10. Thu—Sat l lam—6pm or by appointment. OClalre Barclay L'ntil Sat 25 May. Some reddish work done a! night is an installation of drawings and sculptural works by Glasgow-based artist Claire Barclay in this her first solo show in Edinburgh. See review and Hitlist.


8 Advocate's Close. 225 9271. Daily

1 1.30am—5.30pm (closed Wed).

The New Wave Of Primitivism Dom is an arts project established in 1996 by a group of international artists working in Scotland. With a constantly changing exhibition of artworks. the gallery houses sculpture. stained glass and paintings by artists who practise primitive art.


6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Kurt Jackson Fri 17 May—Sat 1 Jun. Cornwall‘s Lemon Street Gallery comes to Scotland for the first time featuring recent work by artist Kurt Jackson. His work including watercolours. oils and acrylics are inspired by the natural landscape. NEW SHOW.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat & Sun 10am—2pm.

Edinburgh College of Art Fashion Show Thu 16—Fri 17 May. 3pm. 7pm 8: 9pm. £5—£10. Annual fashion show highlighting individual collections from graduating students. See Edinburgh Life and Artbeat.

The Calotype Process Sat 1 1 May. 2pm. £6 (£3). Richard Morris will demonstrate the calotype process as used by DD. Hill and Robert Adamson.